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Dewerstone Rocks – Acrylic Painting

Here is another painting for my next exhibition with Devon Art Society. It shows a beautiful rock formation on the path to Dewerstone Rocks near Shaugh Prior in the Dartmoor National Park. There is a National Trust car park at … Continue reading

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Exhibition Closing Today

After running for two months the exhibition of our NAROMA Art Society closed today. We had chosen the title – Impressionists Mirrored in the Modern World“. It was to indicate that a number of the paintings on display were deliberately … Continue reading

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How to Paint Ocean Waves – Video No.239

Today I have chosen another painting exercise by Michael James Smith In this 18 minute time lapse and speed painting video he shows us how to paint ocean waves. It is a detailed realistic painting. It will work both with … Continue reading

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Solo Exhibition at Valence House open until July 29

The Mayor of Barking & Dagenham, Councillor Eileen Keller, spoke at the grand opening of my solo exhibition at Valence House to commemorate the achievement of the people of Dagenham. The 10 minute video presents extracts from the addresses held … Continue reading

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Result – Which frame should I use?

As you can see I am no longer undecided regarding which frame to use for my new painting. Having asked that question on the Painters Online Forum I had a number of useful suggestions. You can still send me your … Continue reading

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Which frame should I use?

I am undecided regarding which frame to use for my new painting. Maybe you can help and cast your vote or send me your comments. The painting is 30x40cm in acrylics on wood. You will find more of my landscape … Continue reading

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Rocks on the Moors – Acrylic Painting

Preparing for my next exhibition in Devon I have painted the scene you can see here. It shows a beautiful rock formation at Hound Tor on Dartmoor. Wikipedia tells us that Tors are landforms created by the erosion and weathering … Continue reading

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How to Paint Trees Part 2 – Video No.238

Today I have chosen part 2 of Michael James Smith´s 14 minute speed painting video on how to paint trees. If you want part 1 first, please click here. He creates a detailed realistic painting of trees on a river … Continue reading

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Another Landscape inspired by B.C.Koekkoek – Acrylic Painting

Following my exhibition at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves I have created another interpretation of a painting by the 19th century Dutch painter B.C.Koekkoek . I had started the work whilst demonstrating at the museum. It was completed in my … Continue reading

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Presentation at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves

On Sunday May 28 my painter friend Peter Kempf and I went to give a presentation at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves. We were also able to exhibit our Koekkoek inspired works. The visitors came to witness our traditional painting … Continue reading

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